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Oli sworn in as Nepal Prime Minister again; retains previous

Mr. Oli will now have to take a vote of confidence at the House within 30 days

The Hindu 14 May 2021 9:59 pm

Civilian Fighters Killed; Shootouts Continue Amid Martial Law in

The mountainous town of Mindat has become the scene of intensive shootouts between heavily-armed military and out-gunned

The Irrawaddy 14 May 2021 8:41 pm

Myanmar People Fleeing Conflict Wont Be Pushed Back by Thailand

Thailand tells UN envoy it will do everything possible to ensure that the situation in Myanmar moves in the right direction.

The Irrawaddy 14 May 2021 8:31 pm

China says U.S. ignoring Palestinians' plight by blocking UN meet

China on Friday accused the United States of ignoring the suffering of muslims, after Washington blocked a scheduled UN

The Hindu 14 May 2021 7:54 pm

Coup Leader Brought Myanmar to Its Knees to Sustain a Failed

He shattered the country and forever disgraced the military to get his hands on the reins of political power, but how long

The Irrawaddy 14 May 2021 7:54 pm

Taliban and Afghan forces declare Eid holiday ceasefire as violence

The U.S. welcomed the move which has taken place for previous Islamic holidays and called on the Taliban to go further

The Hindu 14 May 2021 7:17 pm

On Eid holiday, Ragunan Zoo receives 2,460 visitors

The Ragunan Wildlife Park in South Jakarta welcomed 2,460 visitors the day after Eid Al-Fitr on Friday. The figure was based

Antara News 14 May 2021 4:22 pm

Electric vehicle uptake to lower current account deficit: DEN

The increased uptake of electric vehicles will lower the consumption of fuel oil, thereby reducing Indonesia's current

Antara News 14 May 2021 4:19 pm

Hong Kong Convention Ambassadors team up to make city the place to

Over 100 distinguished leaders of business and professional bodies in Hong Kong have joined forces with the Hong Kong Tourism

Antara News 14 May 2021 3:57 pm

Five districts in four provinces ravaged by flooding, landslides:

The National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) confirmed that floods and landslides struck five districts in Indonesia's

Antara News 14 May 2021 3:26 pm

Fighting Between KIA and Junta Forces Intensifies in northern

Regime launches airstrikes as three-day battle for control of a vital road in Kachin State continues. The post Fighting

The Irrawaddy 14 May 2021 3:24 pm

UNSC's tangible actions crucial to stem violence against

Indonesia urged the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to take concrete action against mounting tensions and violence

Antara News 14 May 2021 3:21 pm

Magnitude-7.2 quake rattles West Nias, North Sumatra

An earthquake of 7.2 magnitude rocked West Nias District, North Sumatra Province, on Friday, with the tremor being felt in

Antara News 14 May 2021 3:18 pm

BP2MI forecasts 5.3 million of nine million migrant workers illegal

The Indonesian Migrant Workers Protection Agency (BP2MI) has projected that some 5.3 million out of the nine million

Antara News 14 May 2021 2:44 pm

Not entered Gaza Strip: Israeli army contradicts earlier statement

Israeli planes and troops on the ground are carrying out an attack in the Gaza Strip, the army said in a brief message

The Hindu 14 May 2021 2:01 pm

Family Says Myanmar Junta Fabricating Weapons Case Against Shan

Two protesters aged 17 and 20 detained by regime forces after a protest in Muse were beaten and falsely accused of possessing

The Irrawaddy 14 May 2021 1:54 pm

Prambanan Temple placed in yellow zone reopens to public

PT Borobudur, Prambanan, and Ratu Boko Tourism Parks company reopened the PrambananTemple and Ratu BokoPalace during the Eid

Antara News 14 May 2021 1:05 pm

Indonesia provides oxygen concentrators to India to battle pandemic

The Indonesian government offered humanitarian aid to India through the provision of 200 oxygen concentrators to help it

Antara News 14 May 2021 12:46 pm

Calls for post-Covid 'revolution' in building air quality

Top experts in how diseases spread are calling for massive improvements to the air in buildings

BBC 14 May 2021 12:31 pm

Armed Revolution Spreads in Myanmars Central Regions and on Chin

We are resisting because we have faith, said a resident of Mindat, where local fighters are defying the regimes artillery,

The Irrawaddy 14 May 2021 12:08 pm

Myanmar Junta Frees Detained Japanese Journalist

Yuki Kitazumi was taken to Yangon International Airport on Friday morning; he had been detained since April 18 after being

The Irrawaddy 14 May 2021 10:41 am

Israel pounds Gaza as conflict intensifies, stops short of ground

Israel bombarded Gaza with artillery and air strikes on Friday in response to a new barrage of rocket fire from the Hamas-run

The Hindu 14 May 2021 9:01 am

Covid crisis grips crowded Kolkata

Kolkata, one of the most densely-populated cities in India, hasn't escaped the Covid-19 surge

BBC 14 May 2021 4:33 am

Israel says its troops have entered Gaza Strip

Israeli planes and troops on the ground are carrying out an attack in the Gaza Strip, the army said in a brief message

The Hindu 14 May 2021 4:10 am

India Covid: How law stops NGOs distributing essential aid

NGOs tell BBC Newsnight they're unable to send oxygen concentrators to people who need them

BBC 14 May 2021 3:44 am

Herd of 18 Indian elephants die when forest struck by lightning

The elephants' bodies were found by villagers in the Kandoli protected forest reserve

BBC 14 May 2021 3:41 am

Be wary of Chinese warships entering Indonesian waters: MP

House member Sukamta reminded the government, particularly the Defense Ministry, Defense Forces (TNI), Strategic Intelligence

Antara News 14 May 2021 2:48 am

Over 8.91 million Indonesians fully vaccinated against COVID-19

The number of Indonesians receiving their second dose of the coronavirus vaccine rose by 11,292 on Thursday, taking the tally

Antara News 14 May 2021 2:44 am

Covid-19 | U.S. allows fully vaccinated people to forgo masks

The CDC guidance still calls for wearing masks in crowded indoor settings like buses, planes, hospitals, prisons and homeless

The Hindu 14 May 2021 2:01 am

Tamils war memorial in Sri Lankas Mullaitivu found vandalised

Height of indecency, says TNA in a statement

The Hindu 13 May 2021 10:06 pm

Myanmars Junta Sentences Four More to Prison for Incitement

Headmistress, reporter, student leader and NLD member sentenced to years in prison for defying the military regime. The post

The Irrawaddy 13 May 2021 8:36 pm

ChinTeenager Killed as Myanmar Regime Bombards Resistance Town

The use of artillery on civilian targets has led to talk of possible genocide being committed against the ethnic Chin

The Irrawaddy 13 May 2021 7:05 pm

Governor Anies wears Batik sash to demonstrate sympathy for

As a mark of sympathy for the Palestinians' fight against Israeli colonialism, Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan wore a

Antara News 13 May 2021 7:03 pm

Mumbai local trains news: BIG update for daily passengers

The Maharashtra government has announced that it has decided to extend the ongoing stringent lockdown-type restrictions

DNA India 13 May 2021 6:25 pm

Myanmar Regime Wants to Welcome Back Chinese Tourists

Despite the turmoil caused by the juntas coup and the COVID-19 pandemic, the regime is pushing ahead with plans to bring back

The Irrawaddy 13 May 2021 5:04 pm

Student Tortured to Death After Myanmar Junta Forces Raid Mandalay

Ko Zin Ko Tun was among a group of six young people arrested when hundreds of troops descended on Talokmyo following an

The Irrawaddy 13 May 2021 4:47 pm

Myanmar Junta Arrests Former NLD Lawmakers From Rakhine State

In recent days, a number of NLD politicians from Rakhine State have been detained by the military regime. The post Myanmar

The Irrawaddy 13 May 2021 4:11 pm

Myanmar Writer and Family Detained by Junta

Writer Hnin Pan Eain, her husband and son were seized by the security forces at their home in a nighttime raid. The post

The Irrawaddy 13 May 2021 3:40 pm

Myanmar Junta Forces Detain Dozens of Civilians in Village Raid

Up to 100 villagers are reported to have been arrested after the clash in Mandalay Region. The post Myanmar Junta Forces

The Irrawaddy 13 May 2021 3:35 pm

UN Panel Calls on Intl Business Community to Take Stand on Myanmar

Experts from the UN working group on business and human rights warned companies they risk becoming complicit in crimes if

The Irrawaddy 13 May 2021 3:26 pm

Safeguard beloved people from COVID-19 transmission: Health

The genuine victory on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr this year is shielding beloved people from the spread of COVID-19,

Antara News 13 May 2021 2:37 pm

India lauds Indonesia for assistance in tackling COVID-19 spike

India has applauded Indonesia for its aid extended to tackle the spike in the number of COVID-19 cases during the second wave

Antara News 13 May 2021 2:35 pm

Jakarta Governor Baswedan suspends open house during Eid al-Fitr

Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan confirmed to have suspended the open house during Eid al-Fitr in the wake of the COVID-19

Antara News 13 May 2021 2:14 pm

Foreign envoys wish Indonesian Muslims a happy, peaceful Eid al-

Several foreign envoys in Jakarta, in their video greetings, wished Indonesian Muslims a happy and peaceful Eid al-Fitr, as

Antara News 13 May 2021 12:57 pm

President, First Lady perform Eid prayers in Bogor Palace's yard

President Joko Widodo and First Lady Iriana performed Eid al-Fitr prayers in the yard of the Main Building of the Bogor

Antara News 13 May 2021 12:36 pm

Thousand Jakartans perform Eid al-Fitr prayer at Al Azhar Mosque

Some one thousand Muslims partook in the Eid al-Fitr prayer in the yard of Al Azhar Grand Mosque, one of the iconic houses of

Antara News 13 May 2021 11:29 am

Baswedan performs Eid al-Fitr prayer at home under COVID-19

Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan performed the Eid al-Fitr prayer in the backyard of his house in the Lebak Bulus neighborhood

Antara News 13 May 2021 11:24 am

Make Eid al-Fitr a momentum to combat COVID-19: Marsudi

Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi urged the people at large in Indonesia and Indonesian communities abroad to make the Eid al-

Antara News 13 May 2021 10:36 am

Vaccine program: Over 13.6 million get COVID jabs in first phase

As many as 13,678,323 of the 40,349,049 Indonesians targeted under the first phase of the national immunization program have

Antara News 13 May 2021 6:15 am

Antonio Guterres appoints Martin Griffiths as UN humanitarian chief

The UN chief said said Mr. Griffiths will continue to serve as the UN's top envoy for Yemen until a transition has been

The Hindu 13 May 2021 6:10 am

Republicans oust Trump critic from leadership

Liz Cheney refused to embrace false claim that Democrats stole 2020 poll

The Hindu 12 May 2021 10:04 pm

China delivers half a million vaccines to Bangladesh

China on Wednesday gave half a million Covid-19 vaccine doses to Bangladesh, in Beijing's latest move to fill the gap left by

The Times of India 12 May 2021 9:35 pm

Myanmar Military-Owned Brewers Sales Halved as Boycott Bites

According to the militarys venture partner Kirin, Q1 sales plunged by 46% on-year at Myanmar Brewery, which is among junta-

The Irrawaddy 12 May 2021 6:34 pm

Indias Economy Begins to Feel Pandemic Second Wave Pinch

Just as the Indian economy was beginning to show signs of recovery following last years disastrous downturn, a second COVID-

The Diplomat 12 May 2021 6:18 pm

Education in Pakistan Amid COVID-19: A Test Case for Policymakers

Schools systems have faced an unprecedented crises in the past year

The Diplomat 12 May 2021 6:00 pm

Bangladesh rebuffs China on Quad warning

As a sovereign country, Bangladesh will determine the course of its foreign policy in the interest of its people, says

The Hindu 12 May 2021 4:58 pm

Myanmar Villagers Detained After Overnight Battle with Junta Troops

Myingyan Township villagers held off hundreds of regime soldiers for hours using largely homemade arms. The post Myanmar

The Irrawaddy 12 May 2021 4:46 pm

Myanmar Junta Looks to Replace Striking University Staff

Senior academics are refusing to work under the military regime and say recruitment attempts will fail. The post Myanmar

The Irrawaddy 12 May 2021 4:15 pm

Eid al-Fitr offers momentum to bolster country's solidarity:

Eid al-Fitr offers the right momentum to fortify the nations solidarity by helping one another, especially during the COVID-

Antara News 12 May 2021 3:52 pm

Video calls forecast to dominate internet traffic during Eid al-

Cellular operator XL Axiata has projected video call service to account for most traffic on the internet during the Eid al-

Antara News 12 May 2021 3:49 pm

National economic growth is on right track: Kadin

National economic growth is already on the right track and is headed towards positive growth, according to Deputy Chairman of

Antara News 12 May 2021 3:45 pm

Myanmar Junta Troops Shoot Dead Mentally Ill Man in Sagaing Region

More than 20 soldiers fired upon the man, who was in an agitated state due to gunfire in his village, despite his parents

The Irrawaddy 12 May 2021 2:29 pm

Myanmar Junta Thugs Beat and Arrest Mandalay Protesters

Some 30 protesters including women teachers were detained during the crackdown on an anti-regime demonstration. The post

The Irrawaddy 12 May 2021 2:26 pm

Tamu Defense Force Kills at Least 15 Myanmar Junta Troops

The civilian resistance group on the Indian border says it killed five soldiers in clashes on Tuesday night and another 10 on

The Irrawaddy 12 May 2021 2:12 pm

Ministry confirms 121,026 prisoners granted Eid al-Fitr sentence

A total of 121,026 prisoners nationwide have received remissions as part of the Eid al-Fitr celebrations, with 550 of them

Antara News 12 May 2021 1:14 pm

Police thwart international syndicate's attempt to traffic 310-kg

The Central Jakarta Police managed to avert an illicit drug trade allegedly involving Middle East and African syndicates and

Antara News 12 May 2021 12:41 pm

Iran state TV says Ahmadinejad will run in presidential race

Broadcast footage showed Ahmadinejad marching accompanied by supporters to a registration center at the Interior Ministry

The Hindu 12 May 2021 12:00 pm

World leaders must condemn Israel army's violence on Palestinians:

Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) Deputy Chairperson Buya Anwar Abbas has appealed to leaders worldwide to condemn and halt the

Antara News 12 May 2021 11:21 am

Examining the Implications of Thailands New Draft Law on NGOs

Thai authorities should intensify dialogue with all stakeholders to increase awareness of a draft law requiring NGOs to

The Irrawaddy 12 May 2021 11:06 am

Covid-19: Maldives tightens curfew, bans India tourists

Residents of Male, the capital, are now required to stay indoors from 4pm, until 4am and visas for tourists from India and

The Times of India 12 May 2021 9:35 am

PON Papua will be held on schedule, sports minister assures

Youth and Sports Minister Zainudin Amali has assured that the National Sports Week (PON) will be held as scheduled in Papua

Antara News 12 May 2021 8:21 am

Nepal records highest single-day deaths related to coronavirus; aid

Nepal's devastating Covid-19 outbreak showed no signs of abating on Tuesday as the country recorded its highest single-day

The Times of India 11 May 2021 9:35 pm

Meeting online won't dilute essence of silaturahmi: task force

Shifting silaturahmi, the Eid al-Fitr tradition of visiting neighbors and relatives to maintain social bonds, to virtual

Antara News 11 May 2021 9:34 pm

'We decide our foreign policy': Bangladesh reacts to Chinese

Bangladesh has reacted strongly to Chinese warning over Dhaka's possible participation in the US-led Quad alliance. We're an

The Times of India 11 May 2021 9:16 pm

In Military-Ruled Myanmar, Political Detainees Mark 100 Days Behind

From Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to elected lawmakers to civil servants to anti-regime protesters, nearly 4,000 are still being

The Irrawaddy 11 May 2021 8:40 pm

Karen Armed Group Leader Condemned for Backing Talks With Junta

Political problem needs to be solved through the political means, which is negotiation, Karen National Union chairman said

The Irrawaddy 11 May 2021 8:32 pm

Myanmar Civilian Fighters Kill Three Junta Soldiers During Shootout

The firefights began Tuesday afternoon and continued into the evening, forcing hundreds of villagers to flee their homes. The

The Irrawaddy 11 May 2021 8:25 pm

Myanmars Failed Mutinies in History

Since independence there have been several failed military rebellions, giving little encouragement to those hoping a mutiny

The Irrawaddy 11 May 2021 7:06 pm

Indonesian Muslims must learn from Tengku Zulkarnain's work: Amin

Vice President Ma'ruf Amin has urged Indonesian Muslims to learn from the good deeds of well-respected Muslim preacher

Antara News 11 May 2021 6:47 pm

EU-India Summit 2021: Pushing Ahead With the 4 Cs

COVID-19, commerce, connectivity, and climate dominated the May 8 summit

The Diplomat 11 May 2021 6:03 pm

Migrant workers' Taiwan placement to resume after COVID-19 cases

The Ministry of Manpower intends to reopen the placement program for Indonesian migrant workers, particularly to Taiwan, once

Antara News 11 May 2021 5:26 pm

Police need time to crush Papuan separatists: senior official

Indonesian police will need time to hunt down Papuan separatist terrorists owing to their knowledge of the terrains where

Antara News 11 May 2021 5:19 pm

Respecting ban on exodus contributes to stemming spread of COVID-19

People that complied with the government's appeal to not go on a homecoming exodus and not conduct face-to-face meetings

Antara News 11 May 2021 5:12 pm

100 Days Since Myanmars Coup: Looming Economic Collapse, Poverty

The Irrawaddy charts how the February coup has economically devastated the country in just over three months. The post 100

The Irrawaddy 11 May 2021 5:10 pm

March retail sales up 6.1%: BI survey

Bank Indonesias Retail Sales Survey (SPE) has indicated an increase in monthly retail sales in March this year compared to

Antara News 11 May 2021 5:07 pm

Myanmar Regime Troops Killed in Guerilla Attacks by Civilian

Civilian resistance forces ambushed a military convoy and killed three junta soldiers. The post Myanmar Regime Troops Killed

The Irrawaddy 11 May 2021 4:49 pm